health professional health professional

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability

Usage(s):

  1. The University of Nebraska at Lincoln has been implementing a policy where a mental health professional is placed as a live-in member of every dorm on campus.
  2. The organization is also testing out an online chat service that enables teens to get answers from a health professional at any time, day or night.
  3. About a third of soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq say they can't see a mental-health professional when they need to.

News

  1. VA hospital adds 30 to mental health staff - WXVT-TV Delta News - More Local News and Weather WXVT.com |

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson has added 30 new mental health professionals. President Barack Obama has set a goal of adding 1,600 providers in the nation's 152 VA medical centers.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WXVT 15 Greenville

  2. VA hires 1,600 mental health professionals nationally to increase access to services

    DANVILLE -- More than a dozen new mental health professionals have recently started their work in new positions throughout the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System as part of a nationwide goal to improve veterans' access to mental health care. D...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MedCity News

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